about 3:30 and i did not want to miss the wake up call because i did not want to be stuck in detroit. >> some didn't expect such arousing reception. >> the players coming on the bus were like, i can't believe it. how did they know when the plane was landing, they did they know anything of this, but the giants fans have a way to find out. >> this is a special group and you know we're not saying goodbye, we'll be here a couple of days then it'll be see you later and we'll see what happens. but i can't say that i had more fun than what i had this year. >> unbelievable feeling. this city definitely deserves this, let alone our team, everything we've been through. >> tonight the players say they want to get much needed sleep and save their energy for the big parade down market street on wednesday. live in san francisco, ken wayne, ktvu channel two news.